Welcome to Lockhart Shire Council

Home of the True Country Spirit

Lockhart Shire nestles in the heart of the Riverina and is one of the regions most productive agricultural and pastoral areas. Of strong pioneering heritage and steeped in history, Lockhart Shire's main towns and villages include Lockhart, The Rock, Yerong Creek, Pleasant Hills and Milbrulong. Each community has it's own unique character and history, and the Shire offers visitors a relaxed country atmosphere steeped in history.

Lockhart is centrally situated 62kms south-west of Wagga Wagga, 62 kms east of Narrandera and 105 kms north of Albury. The Rock is on the Olympic Highway 25 kms south of Wagga Wagga with Yerong Creek another 15 kms down the Highway.

Lockhart Shire Business Excellence Awards

Lockhart Shire Council proudly supports our local businesses and each year runs the Lockhart Shire Business Excellence Awards in recognition of local businesses and their achievements. Nominations for the 2019 Lockhart Shire Business Excellence Awards open on Monday, 25 March and close at 4pm on Monday, 15 April.

2019 Love Lockhart Shire Photo Competition

The Love Lockhart Shire Photographic Competition aims to encourage participation in photography whilst promoting the many wonderful aspects of Lockhart Shire. The competition has a strong local focus, and showcases the achievements of residents and visitors, including both professional and amateur photographers.

Lockhart Shire - Make The Move